AGS At-a-Glance: Cybersecurity

With over 25 years of experience in business and technology, Laurel Schneider brings a wealth of experience to her role as Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at Montreat College. “I was a Vice President of Information Technology,” she said. “Actually, I still am a...

Vice President of Academic Affairs Promoted to Role of Provost

President Paul J. Maurer is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Hijleh will be promoted to the role of Provost at Montreat College, effective December 4. In this expanded role, Dr. Hijleh will act as the chief academic officer for the college, overseeing the execution...

U.S. Army Veteran Nearing Degree through AGS

Lee Speights is an accomplished author, business owner, certified personal trainer, and U.S. Army veteran, and thanks to the School of Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS) at Montreat College, he can soon add college graduate to his already impressive resume. “I have one...

Students Explore Career Opportunities in Science

The biology and health science departments at Montreat College have teamed up to create a series of field trips to experience science in action in a variety of careers. “These trips are brand new this year,” said Dr. Maddison Melchionna, Assistant Professor of Natural...

Senior Students Survey Lake Susan

Four senior students in Dr. Maddison Melchionna’s microbial genetics lab have dived into a project to study what might be hiding in the clear waters of iconic Lake Susan in Montreat. Hannah Jarboe (Mechanicsville, MD), Tamiya Bruce (Charleston, SC), Jaycee Beckham...

Grayson Roper (’22) Takes a Bite Out of Cybersecurity Crime

As a high school senior, Grayson Roper envisioned his future as a dentist, but after touring Montreat College on a whim, he suddenly found himself chewing on a new career idea in cybersecurity. Roper grew up “just down the mountain from Montreat” in Morganton, North...